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Morning Reading List 11.02.09

The Obamas celebrated Halloween Saturday by inviting 2,000 children to the White House for trick-or-treating. President Obama wasn’t nearly as festive as the First Lady, but according to the pool report, the President complimented Michelle, “a very nice-looking Cat Woman.” Photo above is by AP.

Keep an eye out for actor Edward Norton… he’s coming to town tomorrow for a viewing of the HBO documentary he produced “By the People.” Want to be on MTV’s “Real World” but thought you missed your chance? You’re luck- open casting call at Town Tavern in Adams Morgan Saturday.

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the “Amtrak Series.”

Good morning FishbowlDC! Can you believe it’s November already? What we know and what we’re reading this Monday morning…

NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | WEST WING REPORTAGE | REVOLVING DOOR | AWARDS & EVENTS

NEWSPAPERS

WaPo: Third-quarter profit at The Washington Post Co. rose 69 percent compared with the same period last year, as the flagship newspaper trimmed losses and the company’s education and cable businesses kept growing.

TV

Is Comcast close to gaining NBC Universal?

ONLINE

NEWS NOTES

WSJ: The White House has reached a compromise with lawmakers on legislation that would give legal protections to journalists who want to protect their confidential sources, according to Senate sponsors of the bill.

WEST WING REPORTAGE

TPM will become part of the White House press pool- this is a decision that was made by the White House Correspondents Association.

Who’s visiting the White House?

REVOLVING DOOR

National Review‘s Mark Hemingway joins The Washington Examiner.

AWARDS & EVENTS

NJ will host Senators John Kerry and Lisa Murkowski on climate change at the next Policy Breakfast this Wednesday at 8:30am at Top of the Hill. NJ‘s Ron Brownstein moderates.

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